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Drinking Water Improvements and Rates of Urinary and Gastrointestinal Infections in Galapagos, Ecuador: Assessing Household and Community Factors

Citation

Houck, Kelly M.; Teran, Enrique; Ochoa, Juan; Zapata, Gyssell N.; Gomez, Ana M.; Parra, Rafael; Dvorquez, Denise; Stewart, Jill R.; Bentley, Margaret E.; & Thompson, Amanda L. (2020). Drinking Water Improvements and Rates of Urinary and Gastrointestinal Infections in Galapagos, Ecuador: Assessing Household and Community Factors. American Journal of Human Biology, 32(1), e23358.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The Galapagos provides an important setting to investigate the health impacts of a new drinking water treatment plant (DWTP) in a limited resource environment. We examine how household perceptions and practices affect the relationship between water quality and infections before and after DWTP.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajhb.23358

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

American Journal of Human Biology

Author(s)

Houck, Kelly M.
Teran, Enrique
Ochoa, Juan
Zapata, Gyssell N.
Gomez, Ana M.
Parra, Rafael
Dvorquez, Denise
Stewart, Jill R.
Bentley, Margaret E.
Thompson, Amanda L.

Year Published

2020

Volume Number

32

Issue Number

1

Pages

e23358

Reference ID

12554